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9 Ways to Keep your Children Occupied at Home on a Budget

My story This week’s blog is a bit different.  Rather than my usual focus on education for the parents of older children, I am focusing on younger children and those of you trying to keep your children occupied at home on a budget.  It is inspired by my daughter, Tess, who is currently trying to

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School closed due to coronavirus? Help your child learn at home

Globally we find ourselves in an unprecedented situation where students find their school closed, along with colleges and universities, in an attempt to stem the spread of Covid-19.  With their school closed, students in several countries including Ireland, Italy, Spain, Germany, Hong Kong and China are working at home to keep up with their studies.

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5 ways to help your child raise their grade

Raise their grade by consolidating school work. The easiest way to help your child raise their grade is by consolidating the work they do at school.  Lessons often move fast at school (particularly at GCSE and A Level) and your child will receive a lot of information quickly.  Teachers introduce new skills regularly.  The school

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Preparing our children for the future workplace

Technology is changing the world we live in – it’s helping many different industries thrive, and without it we wouldn’t be able to progress in many fields, such as medicine, innovating and improving the likes of supply chain and, more importantly, helping to preserve the environment and nature with the likes of artificial intelligence (AI).

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Learning Style: which style is your child?

What is a learning style? All of us use a mix of learning styles to study and to gain knowledge from the world around us, but one approach is likely to dominate with each of us.  Whilst some psychologists now argue that the learning style approach in education has no merit, it is still a

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Understanding Simultaneous Equations

Understanding Simultaneous Equations by using teas and coffees As a young subject leader some years ago, I used various methods to help students understand and solve simultaneous equations in GCSE mathematics.  I remember vividly a significant moment when my classes made enormous progress by placing algebraic concepts into a practical setting.   I can highly recommend

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